Siddhartha Art Gallery


This is the city’s best gallery for contemporary Nepali art, with a wide range of top-notch exhibitions. It is worth a visit if you’re shopping at Baber Mahal Revisited.

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Nearby Kathmandu attractions

1. Kalmochan Temple

0.46 MILES

The Mughal-style Kalmochan Temple was built in 1873 but was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake.

2. Tripureshwar Mahadev Temple

0.52 MILES

The triple-roofed Tripureshwar Mahadev Temple long housed a museum of Nepali folk musical instruments but is currently undergoing post-earthquake…

3. Bhimsen Tower (Dharahara)

0.82 MILES

Today, all that remains of this 62m-high tower which once loomed over the streets of southern Kathmandu is its fractured brick base. The tower collapsed…

4. Sankhamul Ghats

1.03 MILES

A series of ghats on the holy Bagmati River, north of Patan's Durbar Sq.

5. Tin Deval Temple

1.04 MILES

Beside the ghats of the Bagmati River, southeast of the Pachali Bhairab Temple, is this interesting temple, easily recognisable by its three shikhara…

6. Rani Pokhari

1.06 MILES

This large fenced tank just off Kantipath is said to have been built by King Pratap Malla in 1667 to console his queen over the death of their son (who…

7. Pachali Bhairab & the Southern Ghats

1.08 MILES

The northern banks of the Bagmati River south of the old town are home to several little-visited temples and shrines, as well as the worst urban poverty…

8. Lakshmi Mishwar Mahadev Temple


On the banks of the Bagmati River, near the Pachali Bhairab Temple is the Newari-style pagoda of the Lakshmi Mishwar Mahadev. It's only worth a visit if…